Pink Day a huge success despite stormy weather

The Uphall Ladies section held a very successful Ladies Greensomes Open (Pink Day) on Sunday 26 October, raising a staggering £1,156.01 for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Pink ears all round.
Pink ears all round.

Despite the weather, the dreaded combination of very high winds and driving rain, only one group failed to stay the course (they’ll remain nameless, well, it was Margaret Meldrum’s group!) which was shortened to 16 holes. Margaret’s waterproofs had given up!

All our visitors really enjoyed the day despite the weather and will come back next next year. Since we first ran the competition in 2010 the event has gone from strength to strength, now featuring high on lots of folks “must play” events.

As always, these things don’t run themselves and huge thanks are due to everyone involved, Allan Watkins, Jim Findlay and Allan Robertson who manned the desks and kept all the ladies in check, and also for drawing the winners of the raffle.

The 3 amigos take a break from keeping the ladies in check
The 3 amigos take a break from keeping the ladies in check

Thanks to everyone who made such generous donations, provided sponsorship and all who bought raffle tickets, which all added to the success of the day and most importantly helped us reach such a fantastic total for charity.

Here’s to a bigger and better event (in better weather!!!) in 2015.

This is a list of the main prize winners.

1st H’cap, L. Brown and K. Gold of Dundas Parks. 4 ball for Trump Turnberry
2nd H’cap, D. Watson and F. Brazenall, Uphall, Golf club flight bags
3rd H’cap, M. Wardrop and J. Millar, Turnhouse, 4 ball for Polmont.

1st Scratch, J. Herd and L. Dunbutler, Gullane, 2 ladies tops
2nd Scratch, S.Rennie, Uphall and J.Bryans, Harburn, 4 ball for Lundin Ladies
3rd Scratch, S.Stichbury, Gullane, and M. Gardner, Linlithgow, Pro shop vouchers.

Ladies Captain, Terry Robertson giving out the prizes
Ladies Captain, Terry Robertson giving out the prizes


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